Ultrasound-Guided Cervical Nerve Root Block

  • Samer Narouze
  • Philip PengEmail author


This chapter summarized the important anatomy and sonoanatomy pertinent to the performance of the ultrasound-guided cervical nerve root injection. The sonoanatomy of C5 to C7, the different patterns of vessels in the vicinity of the nerve root, and the injection technique are also discussed.


Cervical nerve root Anterior and posterior tubercles Ascending and deep cervical artery 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Center for Pain MedicineWestern Reserve HospitalCuyahoga FallsUSA
  2. 2.Department of Anesthesia and Pain ManagementToronto Western Hopsital and Mount Sinai Hospital, University of TorontoTorontoCanada

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